Kōrero: Conifer–broadleaf forests

Swamp forest (1 o 2)

Swamp forest

This fine stand of kahikatea fringes the shore of Lake Paringa, South Westland. Kahikatea is New Zealand’s tallest tree, reaching 60 metres in height. It forms dense forests on swampy ground, but will grow in fertile hill country up to an altitude of 700 metres.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10054260
Photograph by A. Wright

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Dawson, 'Conifer–broadleaf forests - Forests of northern New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11661/swamp-forest (accessed 25 October 2021)

He kōrero nā John Dawson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007